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ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - St. Louis' Mardi Gras celebrations kick off Saturday with the 2013 Crystal Cajun Cook-Off.

It's Mardi Gras' premier food event and it's happeningat St. Louis City Hall. Mr. Hot Sauce, David Clifford, shared details with NewsChannel 5's Kay Quinn on NewsChannel 5 at noon.

The 2013 Crystal Cajun Cook-Off features 20 amateur and professional chefs and goes from noon until 4 p.m.

Tickets are $35 in advance and $40. For a link to purchase a ticket and for more information on local Mardi Gras events, visit our Mardi Gras Guide.